World of WarCraft Expansion Pack Sells 3.5 Million Copies in One Month

WOW Burning CrusadeBlizzard Entertainment has sold over 3.5 million copies of the World Warcraft expansion pack called The Burning Crusade. The popular online game also now has nearly 9 million users worldwide.
The sales of the expansion, which dwarf those of even successful stand alone PC titles from other companies, totaled more than 1.9 million copies in regions that play on North American realms (which includes 100,000 copies in Australasia). An additional 1.6 million copies were sold in Europe.

The eagerly awaited expansion sold almost 2.4 million copies worldwide in its first twenty-four hours more than any other PC game has ever sold in its whole first month.

As a whole World of WarCraft's worldwide subscriber based has now reached 8.5 million users an increase of 500,000 in under two months. The Burning Crusade has also recently launched in South Korea and the company is currently working to localize the game into Simplified and Traditional Chinese for mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau - for release as soon as possible.
The expansion includes two new playable races: Blood Elves and Draenei. There is also a new continent called Outlands which is inhabited by Orcs and other unpleasant creatures. More details about The Burning Crusade can be found on Amazon.com and here on the World of Warcraft website. WoW Guru, WoW Wicki and WoW Insider also have coverage of the WoW expansion.

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Posted on March 8, 2007











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